* Date : 2019-10-17
Bibimbap is a Korean rice dish topped with a variety of sauteed and seasoned vegetables and meat. It’s also one of the most popular Korean foods that has gained recognition worldwide as a healthy dining option. Jeonju, the only UNESCO city of gastronomy in Korea, in Jeollabuk-do Province is considered to be the birthplace of bibimbap, hosting an annual Jeonju Bibimbap Festival every October. From “Bibim Legend,” which introduces the three origin stories of bibimbap to “Bibim Performance” where visitors get the chance to mix a huge portion of bibimbap, the festival features many interesting programs that satisfy all five senses. Enjoy the visual feast that is the 2019 Jeonju Bibimbap Festival!
India is one of the largest, most diverse countries in the world that’s home to 1.2+ billion people. Recently, a group of highly talented Indian artists visited Korea to share their country’s cultural heritage spanning from the beginnings of human civilization, through Sarang: Festival of India in the Republic of Korea. The festival has raised awareness of Indian culture in Korea since it began in 2015, serving as a cultural bridge between the two countries. Jump into the mythical world of India through Sarang: Festival of India in the Republic of Korea.
1,500 Chinese people came to Gangwon-do Province to take part in a kimjang event! Kimjang refers to a Korean traditional practice of making and sharing large quantities of kimchi ahead of the cold winter months. It is also considered to have nurtured Korea’s identity, solidarity and spirit of sharing through generations. Through the kimjang event, the Chinese visitors not only had the chance to make kimchi but also to share it with people in need. Take a look at a perfect example of love and sharing.